A wrongful death is when a person dies because of a negligent party or person. Domestic partners, relatives and people who depend upon the victim can sue. Usually wrongful death is emotional cases that are connected with personal injury.
There is a time limit when it comes to filing a lawsuit for wrongful death in California. There is a 2 years limitation in filing an incident or accident causing a wrongful death. If after 2 years you haven’t filed, you will not be able to sue.
Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP will be able to help you with cases against governmental entity. There is rule where the claim should be made within 6 months. If the claim was rejected, another 6 months is given to sue.
If you win, you can get financial support from the person who caused the Wrongful Death. Also, the gifts and benefits loss will be received. It means that the cost of the benefits or gifts that the person who lost someone should be compensated.